Daily Archives: 2018-10-11

New Southbound Lornie Highway highway to open on 28 October

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the southbound section of the Lornie Highway has been completed and will be open to traffic on Sunday (28 October), which is parallel to Lornie Road and facilitates traffic flow from the existing Thomson Road/Lornie Road towards the Pan Island Expressway (PIE)/Adam Road/Farrer Road. In a press release on Thursday (11 October), LTA …

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MADPET welcomes Malaysian Cabinet decision to abolish the death penalty

Statement by MADPET (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) to welcome the announcement that the Malaysian Cabinet has finally decided to abolish the death penalty, and that the needed Bill will be tabled at the next Parliamentary session, now scheduled to begin on 15/10/2018. In the evening of 10 October 2018, the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty, it …

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Four men arrested for selling duty-unpaid cigarettes via WeChat

Four Chinese nationals, were arrested in separate operations on 8 October 2018 for selling duty-unpaid cigarettes via the WeChat mobile app. In a press release on Thursday (11 October), Singapore Customs (SC) stated that its officers arrested the first man in Bedok Reservoir Road. The man was carrying a paper bag containing 10 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes. Investigations revealed that …

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KPMG comparison between CPG and FMSS regarding costs incurred by AHTC “inaccurate” and ‘highly speculative”: Defence

Taking over from Senior Counsel Chelva Retnam Rajah, Mr Leslie Netto – representing Ms How and FMSS – argued that some of the calculations cited in the KPMG report in relation to the price difference between CPG and FMSS’ managing agent fees in his cross-examination of Mr Hawkes on Wednesday (10 Oct). AHTC’s appointment of FMSS as the managing agent …

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How safe have Singapore’s roads gotten in the past 10 years?

by ValueChampion Road accidents in Singapore have decreased, but are Singaporeans really safer on the roads than they were 10 years ago? With an increase in vehicles in a country that has limited space, you would think accidents would increase as well due to the increased congestion. Surprisingly, the numbers paint a different picture, with car accidents and deaths in Singapore …

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